Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Here's an old end of year meme I found. I just updated it a little.

1. What did you do in 2007 that you’d never done before?

First Triple Sale

Artie and the children had many more firsts than I did...

Artie - skydiving
Brian - got a scholarship
Troy - got driving permit
Brenda - went to youth beach camp with church
Emily - cut hair for Locks of Love
Stephen - started wrestling
Bobby - started gymnastics
Terry - started speech class

2. Did anyone close to you give birth? no - what a shame!!

3. Did anyone close to you die? my Uncle Jimmy - what a sweet man, it hasn't been to long since I also lost my Uncle Bob.

4. What would you like to have in 2008 that you lacked in 2007? a clean house!!

5. What was your biggest achievement of the year? learning how to save more money on our families groceries

6. What was your biggest failure? yelling at my children

7. Did you suffer illness or injury? No, praise God. Brenda did break her wrist - first break out of seven children - pretty good huh?

8. What was the best thing you bought? a zippy little car from my daddy

9. Whose behaviour merited celebration? Artie - he's a doll, such a hard worker and great husband and father - they should give out an award!!

10. Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed? skipping this answer :-(

11. Where did most of your money go? still with all I saved, the most went to groceries!!!

12. What did you get really, really, really excited about? starting back to church, homeschooling the girls, school days at their grandparents', saving money at CVS :-)

13. Compared to this time last year, are you:

happier or sadder? happier
thinner or fatter? same
richer or poorer? richer, in many ways

14. What do you wish you’d done more of? relaxing, playing with the children, having more dates with Artie

15. What do you wish you’d done less of? cleaning floors (I want to have floors clean - just wish it took less time to do it!)

16. Who did you spend the most time on the phone with? Artie - this answer would have been the same over the past 25 years!!! :-)

17. Did you fall in love in 2004? still in love!!

18. What was your favourite TV programme? The Unit

19. Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year? nope

20. What was the best book(s) you read? Real Leaning by Elizabeth Foss and lots from Beverly Lewis

21. What was your greatest musical discovery? YouTube

22. What did you want and get? a new camera

23. What did you want and not get? a clean house - (a theme here?)

24. What were your favourite films of this year? not from this year - but still Legends of the Fall and The Notebook

25. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you? 29? 39? Yeah, I think it was 39 - guess the memory is the first to go? We are going to celebrate this weekend - all going horseback riding

26. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying? sticking with the theme - a clean house!!

27. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2007? can't even answer that one - no fashion concept here!

28. What keeps you sane? Jesus and only Jesus :-)

29. What political issue stirred you the most? none yet, beginning to research presidential candidates

30. Who did you miss? Daria still and now Gwyn. I miss Sandy too - even though she is still nearby, I hardly get to see her.

31. Who was the best new person you met? LeighAnn - Brenda's discipleship leader

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